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Sugar bowl: C.1884 & A-1928

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unidentified Langnau pottery (Pottery)


Earthenware, decorated with slip, and lead-glazed


History note: Mad. E. Guhl, 12 Rue de Simplon, Vevey where bought for 34 francs on 20 August 1912 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Langnau ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


Circa 1780 CE - 1800 1800 CE

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing Throwing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 5
  • Location: On basin
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Number
  • Text: 6
  • Location: On cover
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1884 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72807
Old object number: 3502
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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